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The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Thursday Flora M. Castillo is APTA's 2012-2013 chair, "officially assuming the office at the start of the APTA Annual Meeting on October 1 in…
Light rail transit ridership maintained its strong U.S. growth trend in the second quarter of 2012, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) said Tuesday. LRT ridershp rose 4.3% during the…
The global high speed rail community, meeting in Philadelphia in July 2012, celebrated improving U.S. HSR prospects, ready to welcome the nation into the “true HSR” ranks. But more work…
The freight railroads, intercity passenger and commuter railroads, and 
rail supply companies of the United States expect to hire more than 5,000
 veterans in 2012.
After a half-century, America's celebrated cooperative model of transportation research has gained a railroad focus.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) early Monday morning heralded reaching 250 million customers since DART light rail transit service began almost 16 years ago on June 14, 1996.
Big D, here I come! On June 2, some colleagues and I will be rumbling (literally) into Dallas to attend selected events in and around the 2012 Rail Transit Conference…
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and Building America’s Future (BAF) Tuesday released a study predicting that record numbers of Americans will turn to public transportation as a cost-cutting measure…
North America's marathon journey to renewing its passenger trains could gain a measure of inspiration this summer, when the world's expertise in deploying and operating high speed rail will be…
Possibly due to any outcry of protest from numerous transport groups—and certainly due in part to defections within Republican House ranks—the House of Representatives has moved to delay consideration of…
Though conflicting concepts on the future of U.S. ground transportation are part of the process, the American Public Transportation Association is encouraged by action by both houses of Congress to…
Americans who ride public transportation will face increased commuting costs if Congress does not act to extend the transit commuter benefit by the end of the year, according to a…
Both the House and Senate Thursday passed the Conference Report on a package of three appropriations bills, including the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related…
The American Public Transportation Foundation, which provides scholarships for young professionals pursuing careers in public transportation, is in the midst of a fundraising drive. APTF’s goal is to raise $5,000…
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